We’ve done all the research on the best day spas all around Orange County. The spas that made this list all offer excellent services and that little something extra that makes them stand out from other spa services. Check out our list of the best Day Spas in Orange County!
Lemon and Honey Day Spa
It’s honestly a toss-up which of the services this cute spa offers is the best. Everything they do, from the relaxing facials to the relaxation room with its warm blankets, foot soak, and relaxing cup of tea, is top-notch.
Lemon and Honey has a straightforward pamper-you policy that shows in everything about the spa, from the soothing color scheme to the Eminence-brand facial products and the high-quality essential oils to soothe body and soul during your treatment.
You’ll start your appointment by unwinding in their dimly lit relaxation room. Claim a comfortable chair, pop your feet in the complimentary foot soak, and relax until your expert technician is ready for you. You’ll even get to relax on a heated bed while you’re pampered with the best massage or indulge in a facial using Eminence organic products.
Standout Service: The hot stone facial massage is a unique and effective way to indulge yourself.
Newport Beach: 4101 Birch Street #130
Villa Park/Orange: 1421 N. Wanda Road #200
Book an appointment online or call 949-735-0122 for Newport and 714-997-7211 for Villa Park.
Grand Orient Retreat Spa
By appointment only, the magnificent Grand Orient Retreat Spa in Irvine isn’t the only resort-style spa on our list… but it is the most amazing. This brand-new facility takes luxury to the highest level you can get in Orange County.
Everything about Grand Orient is a feast for the senses… from the calming, elegant modern decor to the top-quality Love and Hope essential oils used in the aromatherapy steam room. The products provided for your use are amazing – lushly scented shower gels, shampoos and conditioners of the finest quality – and aromatherapy is an integral part of any of Grand Orient’s services.
Standout Service: the rejuvenating and unusual 23K Golden Spoon facial. For the ultimate luxury for two, indulge in the Royal Suite for an absolutely decadent resort spa experience that includes a lux high tea service.
Grand Orient Retreat Spa is located at 4970 Irvine Boulevard #101, Irvine. To schedule an appointment call 949-377-1868.
This hidden gem has picked up on the arty vibes that nearby Bowers Museum gives off… it’s an amazing oasis of tranquility that looks like it’s more at home somewhere in a Shangri-la fantasy than in Southern California.
But if it was in Shangri-la, you’d have to book a ticket to Tibet to go there… thankfully, you just have to hop over to Santa Ana.
Montanya Spa’s mission is to help you achieve the perfect balance of beauty, balance, and well-being. This business is located in a beautiful converted house, which allows Montanya to have something not every day spa has… a tranquil patio overlooking their zen-inspired garden for you to relax in.
Montanya Spa is an all-inclusive spa experience, and you get the same high quality of service whether you book a 30-minute petite refresher facial or take a Day Trip to the Heavens. It’s a little piece of zen paradise right here in SoCal that’s easy to afford and even easier to find.
Standout Service: The deluxe experience here is Day Trip to the Heavens, which includes a sea salt body scrub, head and scalp massage with fresh oranges and honey, and peppermint conditioning treatment and so, so much more… including a delicious lunch!
Montanya Spa is located at 120 West 20th Street, Santa Ana. To book an appointment call 714-918-8888.
Sensui New Beauty
Located steps from the ocean in beautiful Seal Beach, Sensui New Beauty is a day spa that focuses on the contemporary end of the luxury spa market. It’s all about the creature comforts here with plush sofas and throw pillows you can sink into, thick, luxurious bathrobes for you to wear during your experience and the friendliest staff you’ll ever see.
Sensui New Beauty is as serious about your relaxation as they are about sustainability… this is the only solar-powered green spa on our list. Their locker room is comfortable enough to take a nap in, and indulgent treats like chocolate truffles and sipping chocolate are part of the experience.
Speaking of the experience… Sensui offers a comprehensive line of services: everything from mani-pedis and facials to luxurious massages with their qualified masseuses. They even have space to regularly host hot yoga classes!
Standout Service: The Eucalyptus Steam Shower is a must before your deep tissue massage. Don’t forget to indulge in the delectable sipping chocolate and truffles!
Sensui New Beauty is located in Seal Beach at 1350 Pacific Coast Highway. Book an appointment by calling 562-431-1772.
Le Chateau Enchante Day Spa
A hidden gem in Lake Forest, Le Chateau Enchante Day Spa seriously puts the lux in luxurious.
This French-inspired day spa is elegance personified, from the cream silk crystal-embellished throw pillows on the cushy, highbacked sofas to the gilt mirrors on the walls… you’ll feel like you’re visiting Versailles.
Owner Sarah Oliva is attentive to every detail about her restful space, from the fresh flowers in the lobby to the complimentary snacks, to the high quality of the essential oils and facial products.
She’s also a CMT and former fitness trainer, so she knows how the body works and is able to leverage that skill into her famous pain-relieving massages. That skill explains the satisfied clients that regularly return to this spa. They come back for the nothing-short-of-miraculous body and skin treatments – they use Lucrece and Sanitas – and because Sarah and her team treat her clients like family.
Standout Service: The hot stone massage keeps bringing customers back for more!
Le Chateau Enchante is located in Lake Forest at 23361 El Torro Road #106. To book an appointment call 310-977-4779.
Fonte Day Spa
Luminous and welcoming white decor and tastefully comfortable sofas make you feel like you’ve wandered into someone’s house in South Laguna Beach rather than a place of business.
That’s how you know you’re at Fonte Day Spa, where their full attention is on letting you enjoy your treatment of choice in an effortlessly tranquil atmosphere.
Fonte Day Spa really specializes in rest and relaxation. Owner Annette has what some customers have called “the best hands in the massage business” and an almost uncanny knowledge of what products work for individual skin types.
Fonte Day Spa offers dozens of services, from acne treatments to wrinkle treatments, and all of them are performed with meticulous attention to your comfort and health. And since the spa is located across the street from the beach, you can soak in a bit of that beach vibe, then stroll across the street to be pampered.
Standout Service: Their massage services are amazing, and Fonte offers Vaser Shape to tighten skin, lose cellulite and melt away inches.
Fonte Day Spa is located in Laguna Beach at 32322 Coast Highway, Suite D. Book an appointment by calling 949-418-9085.
Aarna Spa at Pasea
The Aarna at Pasea is a true resort spa, since it’s attached to the famous Pasea Hotel in Huntington Beach. And if you’re looking for true luxury, you’ve definitely found it.
The Aarna Spa is a 5,800 square foot oasis of tranquility that locals and hotel guests alike can enjoy. The elegant facility has valet parking, its own private garden with water feature and private cabanas, a relaxation lounge that will melt your stress away just looking at it, and men’s and women’s facilities. Enjoy the sauna, tranquil eucalyptus steam room, and a salt-water whirlpool (hint: don’t wear a new bathing suit in the saltwater, as the fabric will fade).
Everything about the Aarna Spa is calculated for maximum positivity and relaxation, from their choice of tasty snacks and heated massage tables to their soothing Balinese décor, but their massages are equally amazing.
Aarna Spa offers a full menu of interesting stone and salt massages, such as the Lavender Dream massage where you get a full-body exfoliation with Turkish salt crystals and lavender, then a neck and shoulder massage with lavender oil and warm stones. Service is friendly and professional with all the skill you’d expect from a luxury spa.
Standout Service: The Ocean Devotion, a Balinese massage with heated Himalayan salt stones set to the rolling sound of ocean waves, is the ultimate luxury.
The Aarna Spa at Pasea is located at 21080 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntingotn Beach. Book an appointment by calling 866-478-9702.
Whether you take fifty minutes or four hours for your “me” time, any one of these Orange County spas are well worth a visit. Whether you’re a visitor or a local, it’s easy to accent your Southern California experience with a little extra relaxation.
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Kelly Smith is a freelance writer living in Southern California with one dog, two cats, two guinea pigs… and the rest of her family. She writes about Orange County, faith, family, special needs and tea, and world-builds science fiction universes on the side. Find her at www.bluerosecopywriting.com.